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U.S. House passes LGBTQ rights bill, despite GOP opposition

Among the Arizona delegation, all five Democrats voted for the bill and all four Republicans voted against it.

Rep. Stanton could be key player in House impeachment fight

WASHINGTON – If the U.S. House ultimately moves to impeach President Trump, U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton could be on a team of Democrats that makes the case to the U.S. Senate to oust the...

DHS calls for more detention beds and stricter punishment to deter border crossers

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials followed the Trump administration’s lead on Wednesday, urging Congress to increase immigrant detention bed capacity and implement more “punitive consequences” for immigrants crossing the border.Before...

Gallego: Arizonans know wildfire risks ‘better than most’

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego on Thursday said Arizona’s forest management plan could serve as a model that could help other states and the federal government combat wildfires.The Arizona Democrat spoke Thursday...

U.S. House committee votes to hold Trump AG Barr in contempt

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the war between the Trump administration and House Democrats.

AZ Democrats want DHS to do more to aid in humanitarian response to migrant families

Arizona’s House Democratic delegation on Monday asked for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s top leader to appoint a federal crisis coordinator to support the largely non-governmental network helping migrant families released by border and immigration officials.

AZ Dems ‘not afraid’ to pursue impeachment

Some Arizona Democrats see it as a real possibility that President Donald Trump will face impeachment proceedings in the U.S. House.

Billboard slams Sinema as ‘corrupt’ on net neutrality

The billboard was paid for by Fight for the Future, a dark money group that focuses on issues related to the internet and internet freedom.

High stakes for AZ as Supreme Court grapples with census question

For Arizona, the 2020 Census will determine whether the state gets a 10th congressional seat.

Biggs’ border trip gets Trump’s attention on Twitter

Rep. Andy Biggs’ trip to the Arizona-Mexico border got some Twitter attention from President Trump on Thursday.